Pollution levels are increasing each day and to combat the effects, the steps taken by authorities and citizens, are also growing stronger with each challenge!

In a bid to reduce plastic waste, The Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has also joined the fight against it, by declaring a ban on single-use plastic items. This rule has been enforced at all the 11 gurdwaras managed by the committee, in the capital and this step has been undertaken to commemorate Guru Nanak’s 550th Birthday.

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So now when here in Delhi’s Gurudwara, you’ll not spot disposable plates, glasses, spoons, thermocol cups and plates, even for langar purposes! The authorities are switching to steel plates, in order to reduce plastic waste generation. Instead of plastic bags, jute bags are gonna be used and they’ll also be using dried leaf bowls to serve the prashad.

The DSGMC is also setting up a recycling plant within the premises of the Gurudwara which will handle two tonnes of waste management and it’s gonna churn out organic manure and vermicompost from the waste materials. According to NDTV reports, this fully-automatic plant has been commissioned on an experimental basis.

The committee has reportedly shifted to the usage of clean piped natural gas for preparing the langar for devotees and they've also further banned the use of wood and charcoal.

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This is a historic step taken by Delhi’s Sikh committee and we hope that the other religious groups, start to follow suit soon! This initiative to go-green is a commendable effort because every step counts when battling something as colossal as climate change.

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